Myanmar (Burma)

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Overview of Myanmar

Officially name: Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Capital: Naypyidaw

Largest city: Yangon (Rangoon)

Official language: Burmese

Government: Presidential republic

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Myanmar Climate

Myanmar has the effects of the Monsoon in different parts of the country. Temperature varies from 38°C to 19°C; humidity from 82.8% to 66%. The ideal time to visit Myanmar is during the cool season. However, rainfall in Bagan and Mandalay is very low, even in the rainy season.

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Health in Burma

The general state of health care in Burma is poor. The military government spends anywhere from 0.5% to 3% of the country's GDP on health care, consistently ranking among the lowest in the world.